Scott A. Emerick

Home » About » Attorneys » Scott A. Emerick

Scott A. Emerick

Scott A. Emerick

Recent Blog Posts

What U.S. Work Visa Do I Need to Hire a Cook?

The H-1B nonimmigrant visa category allows employers to sponsor foreign nationals to perform temporary services in a “specialty occupation.” This typically requires an offer of employment in a job requiring at least a U.S. bachelor’s degree, or its equivalent, in a...

What U.S. Work Visa Do I Need to Hire a Cook?

“I own a Restaurant and want to bring a Cook here on a Visa to work for us.  What Visa is a good fit for this?” The most common visa for temporary workers is the H-1B visa. However, this visa category is usually reserved for highly skilled professionals in specialty...

Finding Foreign Workers for Your Tree Service Company

Tree Companies and H-2B Visas   Tree companies often rely on seasonal workers to help with tasks such as planting, pruning, and removing trees. However, finding and hiring these workers can be a challenge, especially for companies located in the United States....

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration Law
  • Business and Family Immigration
  • Asylum and Refugee Matters
  • Removal Defense


  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor – May, 2014
    • Honors: Intramural Moot Court Competition, Finalist Oralist, Finalist Brief Writer
    • Honors: Member, Moot Court Honors Program, 2012-2014
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, California
    • B.A. – June, 2011
    • Honors: Recipient, College of Letters and Science Honors
    • Major: History

Past Employment Positions

  • Bolour / Carl Immigration Group, Law Clerk, 2013 – 2014
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California, Legal Extern to the Honorable Barry Russell, 2012
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles, California, Legal Extern to the Honorable Michelle Williams Court, 2012
  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California, CARES Volunteer, 2011 – 2012

Contact Our Firm

While this website provides general information, it does not constitute legal advice. The best way to get guidance on your specific legal issue is to contact a lawyer. To schedule a meeting with an attorney, please call 323-857-0034 or complete the intake form below.


"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.